The Indian Women’s hockey team lifted their maiden Asian Champion Trophy 2016. They defeated China by 2-1. Deepika’s last minute goal made her team to lift the trophy.
Deepika score the goal from the penalty corner, which made her team to create history in the Indian Women’s Hockey Team.
Prior, Deep Grace Ekka changed over a punishment corner to take India into the lead in the thirteenth moment before China balanced in the 44th moment through a field objective from Zhong Mengling.
The appreciated result for the Indian Women’s Hockey Team comes days after men beat Pakistan to win’s the Asian Champions Trophy in Kuantan, Malaysia.
India’s best finish in the Women’s Asian Champions Trophy came in the year 2013 when it completed runner-up to Japan. It had completed third in the inaugural release in 2010.
Having learnt from their gathering stage experience, India refused to give China a chance to take early control of the ball, shutting them down high up the pitch, regularly blocking their passes and always putting weight by chasing in packs.
They were passing the ball in such a way, that China wasn’t to take tackle properly. Which made Indian player’s to break the circle of Chinese defender.
Indian Women’s Hockey Team
This marginally extraordinary way to deal with their amusement contrasted with yesterday helped them acquire India’s first PC of the diversion in the thirteenth moment.
An inventive set-piece saw Deep flawlessly send the ball past the Chinese manager for the early lead.
Going into the second quarter, India kept up the weight by playing taught hockey, keeping their quiet just to deny the Chinese an opportunity to even out.
Be that as it may, the second from last quarter saw China’s Mengling Zhong infiltrate the Indian hover to score a brisk field objective. In any case, the Indian eves were tenacious and were playing the sort of hockey that had China on the backfoot.
China figured out how to gain their first PC of the match in the second from last quarter yet neglected to change over, sending the ball way off the standard.
In spite of the fact that fortunes changed hands incrementally, neither one of the teams dropped the power going into the final quarter. For India, it was Rani who was acting like a lynchpin, endeavoring to infiltrate the Chinese D to win a PC and she found a shot with minutes left before the last hooter went off.
It was a do-or-pass on circumstance for India and it was their most obvious opportunity to score. Deepika, the most noteworthy objective scorer of the competition took the onus on to herself to change over a staggering objective with only 30 seconds to go for the last hooter, sending the Indian backings into blasts of here’s to you.
For the group’s triumph, Hockey India today likewise reported a money prize of Rs 2 lakh each for the players and boss mentor Neil Hawgood.
Other than this, the league likewise declared Rs 1 lakh for the other bolster staff of the group. A money grant for Rs 1 lakh was declared for Deepika, the most astounding Scorer of the competition.